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determined? >> reporter: there's an education asset protection work sheet that details the amount. let's say the older parent is 50 years old. the couple can shield $40,900, including education fund assets like 529 plans. if parents have more than that, the surplus is assessed at a rate of 5.64%. so, again, if our parents saved $60,000 for college, their expected contribution for a year of college is about $1100. what's the lesson here? saving sixty grand might have meant they missed out on loans or financial support, they didn't really get whacked that hard for saving it. i want to underscore saving for college is important. it's hard to qualify for aid, loans are expensive. on moneywatch.com we have everything you need to know about college loans, the landscape is changing, kids graduating with debt, almost a trillion dollars in education debt right now. >> when in doubt, give it a try. if you get denied, you get denied. >> reporter: just filling out the form increases the likelihood you'll get it. you know the answer if you don't fill it out. >>
. >> reporter: his call to give more education money to poor schools possibly at the expense every richer suburban districts -- >> i'm being asked to vote against the interests of my school district for the betterment of the state. that's a tough question for legislators to deal with. >> reporter: but whatever the fight, brown seems determined for as the little engine said as it pushed the big train up the mountain. >> i think i can, i think i can. i think i can. and over the mountain the little engine went. we're going to get over that mountain. i have no doubt about it. [ applause ] >> reporter: that's the mountain of debt that still faces the state. but he was also talking about his other pet project, high- speed rail. it's a legacy he wants to leave for the future generations. and despite what he is talking about staying tight within the spending, he wants that railway from san francisco to los angeles. >> you know, his dad was the master of the big project. pat brown. what would pat brown think about his approach today? >> reporter: he might sa
education, we're with them. the thing that care rid them is the people's positive attitude about education. >> it's interesting, you have a democratic governor that is standing between you and the legislature, you're halfway happy about it. >> thank you. >> we'll be right back ♪ chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico, see how much you could save. support for gun control. >>> welcome back. dozens of people walked along the waterfront this weekend to show support for gun control. the event was organized by the group one million moms for gun control. the largest of which was held in washington d.c., that's where members of the newtown, connecticut community joined in with thousands of others d emanding action. >> if it can happen in newtown, it can happen in any town in any city in any state until they make these federal laws. >> the gun control battle is leading to huge crowds autobahn shows around at -- gun shows. they say it will take away their right to bear arms. congress will hold a hearing on g
school district meeting tonight. it starts in an hour. parents are outraged that a special education teacher who abused a child is still employed. cbs 5 reporter da lin spoke with the child's mother. da. >> reporter: that's right, ann. the mother and a lot of parents in this district are disappointed that the district did not fire that teacher and already even though the meeting is in an hour, there are already parents sitting here waiting for the doors to open. this is the agenda right here. the meeting will be held in that room behind those doors in about an hour. the superintendent and the district's attorney will be here to answer those questions, why they did not fire that teacher. lawyers questioned special ed. teacher gina holt in the video about whether she dragged a special needs student out of his chair and kicked him. >> i asked him about it. told me that it had happened at school. >> reporter: holt denied abusing the 5-year-old boy in 2010. yet she pleaded no contest to a count of misdemeanor child abuse. despite the conviction and a
of the state address. he promised continued education reform, holding the line on college tuition, and pushing the high-speed rail project through. but at the end of the day, the address was mostly about one thing. >> ling within our means and not spending what we don't have. the people have given us seven years of extra taxes. let us follow the wisdom of joseph. pay down our debts. >> while the governor's speech was upbeat, he faces a fight even within his own party for some proposes, including a plan to fund poorer schools, possibly at the expense of wealthy suburban districts. >>> it was dethawing last week. and now it's the rain. >> it was cold last week. a lot of folks got down to freezing. now we're seeing warmer nights because we have the cloud cover out there. the trade-off is rainfall. but that's not actually a bad thing. no rain out there now, but it was active around san jose and san ramon, livermore, pleasanton, dublin today. tonight, cbs 5's hi-def doppler, how about san jose? first 23 days of january, three tenths of an inch of
francisco. >> it's a way to educate the young about past civil rights struggles. elissa harrington is in san jose with more on how people can ride. good morning. >> reporter: the longest rung freedom train in the united states going on its 27th year now, and it leaves the station in san jose at 9:30 this morning. it's to commemorate the birthday of martin luther king junior and covers 54 miles. that's the same distance that he and other civil rights activists marched in 1965. he led thousands of demonstrators from sell e sell -- selma alabama to montgomery. this is significant considering obama is being sworn into his second term in the white house. the mlk association is chartering the freedom train and to ride you needied to get your tickets online at brownpapertickets.com or you can buy one on site from the mlk board members. it boards at 9, leaves san jose at 9:30 and will make three stops along the way one in sunnyvale, another in palo alto and in san mateo and is scheduled to arrive in san francisco at 10:55 this morning. round trip ticket
, for jazz performance and education. >> what an honor to have him come in. >> he must be in his 70s. >> he is still great. >> funny as ever. >>> weather, rain but warmth? i guess we can't put the two together. >> that's what we're going to see today. >> a little bit of both. muggy outside. coming up out of the south, there is a chance of showers outside for today. >> a lot of the moisture from the south. moving toward the gilroy morgan hill area into the monterey bay and the santa cruz mountains at the end of the loop there. you get the idea it is going to be unsettled lots of clouds, temperatures mild in the 40s and 50s. by the afternoon we'll see showers, temperatures mild into the 50s and low 60s. what a change from a couple of days ago. the big dome of high pressure overhead. now the trough carved out along the west coast but all this moisture being pumped up will keep things unsettled for today. carry that umbrella, you may need it from time to time. [ sneeze ] >> bless you! you will see showers on and off throughout the day today. and t
of the state yesterday promising education reform, holding the line on college tuition and continuing high-speed rail. >> living within our means and not spending what we don't have. the people have given us seven years of extra taxes. let us follow the wisdom of joseph, pay down our debts and store up reserves against the leaner time that is will surely follow. >> while brown's speech was upbeat he faces a fight even within his own party over some of his proposals including a plan to fund poorer schools at the expense of wealthy suburban districts. >>> cbs reporter susan mcginnis reports on the latest step in the obama administration's effort to pass new gun control legislation. >>> reporter: vice president joe biden is heading to virginia today to try to gain public support for president obama's gun control proposals. >> it's not about keeping bad guns out of the hands of good people. it's about keeping all guns out of the hands of bad people. >> reporter: on capitol hill thursday gun victims and law enforcement officers joined a group of democratic la
of our colleges and universities. >> reporter: his call to give more education money to poor schools possibly at the expense of richer suburban districts. >> i'm being asked to vote against the interests of my school district for the betterment of the state. that's a tough question for legislators to deal with. >> reporter: but whatever the fight, brown seems determined for as the little engine said as it pushed the big train up the mountain. >> i think i can, i think i can. i think i can. and over the mountain the little engine went.
fled the extremists' attack on education. the extremist excuse-- public schools weren't islamic enough. the schools in the north are closed. >> closed, closed, because that's why they are here because all the schools are-- they attended were closed. >> reporter: no one has been turned away and classes here are overflowing. this eighth grader is from the town of gao. "we're not get anything news from there," though, she tells me. all communication has been cut off. but in the 24 hours since we spoke to her some good news. gao has now fallen to the french and mallian forces. it was a rout. the islamic extremists in most areas appear to have fled into the desert rather than dig in and fight. the question, of course is what happens after that. mallians are very much afraid the extremists will regroup in the desert and then come back as a violent insurgency, the kind of thing we've already seen in afghanistan and iraq. jim. >> axelrod: elizabeth palmer reporting for us from mali tonight. thank you. later, veterans of war are finding new roles as teachessers. basketball great lebron james sh
and reform education here in the u.s. gates is attending the world economic forum in davos, switzerland which every year attracts the globe's top leaders. anthony mason talked to gates today about the progress that he's making against diseases that kill children by the millions. >> reporter: you're a regular here at davos. what's the value in coming here for you? >> there's great opportunity to meet with corporate leaders, government leaders, talk about the foundation's partnership with them. i get up to date and i'd have to fly a lot of places to do the equivalent. >> reporter: in the corridors and meeting rooms in davos, the world's most prominent philanthropist is keeping up his campaign to help the poorest children of the world. a top priority of the bill and melinda gates foundation has been to eradicate polio. the gates have committed a billion dollars to fighting the disease and almost beaten it. >> we started with 400,000 kids a year being paralyzed and now less than 250,000. so we're pretty close. >> reporter: what's the next mountain to climb here? >> well, the -- the figure we alwa
't progress. it's not even progressive. it's an illusion. >> reporter: brown addressed education funding, high-speed rail and water tunnels under the delta, recurring themes during his tenure. today the bay area council was encouraged by what he said. >> we are not out of the woods but we're on our way and listening to the governor's state of the state message he focused on issues that we in the business community think are the most important things. >> reporter: but the california republican party sent out this statement, quote, today the governor wasn't so much kicking the can down the road as he was heightedding the can entirely. -- hiding the can entirely. the overall picture of california's economy is not nearly as good as governor brown paints it mainly because democrats raised taxes retroactively and guaranteed future job losses to add to the millions of californians out of work today. >> reporter: back at the capital the lieutenant governor urged bipartisanship. >> only by risking going too far together can we discover how truly far we can go. >
the signs when a woman comes in who has had a history of violence, but in educating women of empowering them. >> pelley: jon, thanks very much. catholic schools all over the country have been closing because of financial problems. the new york archdiocese said yesterday it is closing 22 elementary schools, including this one: blessed sacrament in the bronx, whose alumni include supreme court justice sonia sotomayor. cbs news' "60 minutes" was there when she urged students to shoot for the moon in their careers. from the heavens to the deep blue sea, we learned today that scientists have captured for the very first time images of the mysterious giant squid. have a look at this. marine biologists found it in its natural habitat off the coast of japan. it's 26 feet long. we're going to have more on this discovery on the broadcast tomorrow night. life may be getting a whole lot better for these chimps. we'll tell you why in a minute. we're all having such a great year in the gulf we've decided to put aside our rivalry. 'cause all our states are great. and now is when the gulf gets even better. t
. >> it is a way to educate the young about the past civil rights strag rights -- struggles. and elissa harrington is there with more about how they can learn to ride the ride. >> reporter: this freedom train is to honor the birthday of martin luther king and leaves the station at 9:30. this is the 27th year that the mlk association of santa clara valley has organized this ride from san jose to san francisco. it commemorates his march from selma alabama to the dap toll of montgomery in 1965 and covers 54 miles. this is the longest running freedom train in the united states and the rides were brought about my king's wife. the freedom train today has four stops. again, it will leave san jose at 9:30 and will stop three times along the peninsula in sunnyvale, palo alto and san mateo. round trip tickets are $10 you are advised to come early because lines can get long. live in san jose, elissa harrington. cbs 5. >>> a march and parade will proceed from the caltrains depot. that will be followed by an interface commemoration ceremony. and also in san fran
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and the republican governor have worked closely on education reform in new jersey for the past couple of years. fundraiser for christie's re- election is scheduled next month at zuckerberg's palo alto estate. >>> well, if you are heading to new orleans for the super bowl, be warned. getting a cab may be tougher than you ever imagined. the city's new regulations require credit card machines to be in the back of the cab so passengers can run them themselves. but cab drivers say they are having a hard time getting the new equipment and permits in time for the super bowl crowds. one city councilman says the process is taking way too long. >> i was out here for three hours yesterday. not a single taxicab what processed to get a decal to be on the airport. >> one city council member blames the cab drivers as she says many of them waited until the last minute to get this taken care of. >>> no delay in getting to the forecast tonight. >> paul deanno would like to say an unexpected four-letter word. >> a lot of choices there. >> rain. >> we have bonus rainfall out
address yesterday. he promised continued education reform holding the line on college tuition and pushing the high-speed rail project through. but at the end of the day the address was mostly about one thing. >> living within our means and not spending what we don't have. the people have given us 7 years of extra taxes. let us follow the wisdom of joseph, pay down our debts and store up reserves against the leaner times that will surely follow. >> well, brown's speech was upbeat. he faces a fight even within his own democratic party. some of his proposals including a plan to fund poorer schools at the expense of wealthier suburban districts. >>> vice president joe biden is on the road today to rally support for the administration's gun control proposals. he is going to start in virginia and hold a discussion with people who work on gun safety following the shooting at virginia tech. meanwhile senator dianne feinstein announced her bill yesterday that would eliminate high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. the vice president downp
and invest in our future in things like education." >> the first thing you can't do any of that without having accountability in a budget. that's why we're taking something up that makes both houses pass a budget or they don't get paid. think about it the last time the senate has passed a budget the ipad wasn't even invented yet. >> congressman, you're going to vote on the debt ceiling. when you make that vote most people believe it's a concession, and you have a new legislative strategy. do you believe you will be able to force a budget by april 15th? >> well, i think the american people expect a more accountable, effective and efficient government. the number one thing all elected officials to do to pass a budget, every household does it. how can you plan for the future how can you do anything the president says he wants to do about investing in the future if you don't have a budget? you can't invest for your kids' college, you can't set aside what you're going to pay for your house payment or anything. the government has to pass one and the senate has not passed
in education and research and development, innovation. to get control of the energy future. all of that will be a part of the president's vision for the next four years. >> you know, bob schieffer mentioned earlier this morning the tragedy in newtown, connecticut, the president is proposing a number of changes to the gun laws in this country. how much a part of the president's resolve will that be in the months coming? >> well, the thing -- the president always said that, you know, you have to do many things at once when you're president, and that's a very important thing. we can't keep replicating these tragedies and it's not just the big tragedies, but the small, smaller strategy dtragedies than the streets every day. so he's determined to move forward on this package of laws. they're not the only things we need to do. some of the things have less to do with government and more to do with what we -- what we do in our home. what our children play and in terms of video games and what they watch. but certainly we need to do something about guns. we are hopeful that we're at a mom
was 18. but they gave me a first rate private school education. >> reporter: you're grateful for that. >> yeah. i guess i'm enormously grateful that i was adopted. i just don't think we were the right people with each other. >> reporter: you cut off contact for them for a while. >> as soon as i legally could when i was 18 i left and gave up all the creature comforts. >> reporter: it was 1948. albee came here greenwich village new york a place where he could thrive as an artist and as a person who is openly gay. >> why would i keep it a secret? it's my nature. >> reporter: did you run up against any barriers because of that? >> are you kidding? of course. >> reporter: so that's why you might want to hide it. >> yes. i'm not embarrassed by it. i'm not ashamed of it. why should i go along with people who are idiotic. >> reporter: his relationship with his parents was one he struggled to understand. did you try to reconcile? >> not with my adoptive father. he died before i could. and my mother adoptive mother started growing old so i was a dutiful son. but i don't think we ever really rel
to propose an overhaul of funding for higher education. >>> a water main break is causing road damage and some inconvenience this morning in marin county. it started just after 2 a.m. near sir francis drake in greenbrae. there's been some buckling at an intersection. but so far they are still working on it. 14 homes are without water service until midafternoon as crews work on that broken line. >>> and oakland police have detained two people in connection with a fire at a vacant victorian on harrison street. the two were rescued from the roof of that burning home yesterday. according to the owner, the vacant property is known to house squatters. some 60 firefighters needed three hours to put it out. traffic and weather coming up right after the break. stay right there. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great p
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